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Inmate Deconstruction. Secretary Gary D. Maynard Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. DPSCS Inmate Skills Training. Masonry Plumbing Electrical HVAC Carpentry Welding/Metalwork Roofing Equipment Operation. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Inmate DeconstructionSecretary Gary D. MaynardMaryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

  • DPSCS Inmate Skills TrainingMasonryPlumbingElectricalHVACCarpentryWelding/MetalworkRoofingEquipment Operation

  • Inmate Construction ProjectsWhat we are already doing Habitat for HumanityPrepped several houses in Baltimore for Habitat deconstruction/construction Worked on nine new houses in Caroline CountyCurrently working on a behind the fence opportunity with Maryland Correctional Enterprises and Habitat where inmates with longer sentences will build energy efficient green homes which would then be assembled on site by low security inmates Landmark SignsBricks salvaged from old Baltimore Coliseum, cleaned and used for landmark signs current project underway in Sykesville

  • Inmate Construction ProjectsWhat we are already doing Second Chances BarnExample of training to work opportunity, students in Occupational Skills Training Center roofing class rehabbed an old 9,000 sq. ft. barn roofBear Cages for State ParksPartnerships with other state agencies help achieve more than each could aloneMCE Warehouse ConstructionCrew worked under assigned contractor to gain real-life construction experienceAntietam Battlefield Stone110 tons of locally-quarried stone (left-over from 1930s construction of Hagerstown Prison) donated to restore historic barn at Antietam

  • Deconstruction as Inmate TrainingOpportunitiesGreen aspect of deconstruction provides added training opportunities for offenders to apply to current job marketApprenticeship type program certified contractor would work directly with inmates to give them hands on experienceSkills gained could include:Asbestos abatementLead paint abatementSoft skills (working with supervisor, etc.)Equipment operationSaves taxpayer dollars through recycling of materials and use of inmate labor

  • Future Deconstruction PossibilitiesHouse of Correction2007 demolition cost estimate of $10 millionThis year deconstruction estimated at $4.5 million$500,000 to design plan for deconstructionContractor would utilize/train inmates while workingSalvage Valuable Material Steel, copper, slate, brick & stone

  • Future Deconstruction PossibilitiesState owned vacant buildingsSpringfield HospitalCheltenhamHenryton State Hospital

    Washington County Hospital Recent Herald-Mail article emphasized Delegate's interest in using inmate labor to demolish former Washington County Hospital

    Herald-Mail 2/5/11

  • Other State ProgramsCurrently working on surveys with other states to collect best practices National Correctional Industries AssociationAssociation of State Correctional Administrators

    In 2002 Iowa General Assembly established the Demolition Site Waste Task Force among their research was how to utilize inmates: Iowa Department of General Services successfully used inmates from the Newton Correctional Facility to salvage components from the Capitol Annex building. Likewise, the city of Rockwell City had success in using inmates from the Rockwell City Correctional Facility to deconstruct a local building.

  • Inmate DeconstructionSecretary Gary D. MaynardMaryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services